resume

work experience

Current
Freelance Print and UX/UI Web Designer

my freelance work has included projects such as:


12/2004 - 12/2012
Graphic Designer (equivalent to Art Director) | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis


6/2003 - 11/2004
Assistant Art Director | St. Louis Magazine


10/2001 - 8/2003
Assistant Manager | Pier 1 Imports


1/2000 - 9/2001
Graphic Designer | St. Louis Hillel


6/2000 - 12/2000
Temporary Art Director | Zipatoni


5/1997 - 8/1999
Production & Design Assistant | W. B. Doner (Cleveland OH)
[note: this position was for the summer months only from 1997-1999]

education

Washington University | St. Louis, MO
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Major: Visual Communications—Graphic Design
Minor: French


Cleveland Institute of Art | Cleveland, OH
Independent classes in portfolio, Adobe Photoshop and jewelry/silversmithing


Shaker Heights High School | Shaker Heights, OH
Graduated with Honors

technical skills

Adobe Dreamweaver | Intermediate/Expert | 13 years experience

Adobe Fireworks | Intermediate | 7 years experience

Adobe Illustrator | Intermediate/Expert | 15 years experience

Adobe InDesign | Expert | 10 years experience

Adobe Photoshop | Intermediate/Expert | 17 years experience

Adobe InCopy | Intermediate | 5 years experience

Microsoft PowerPoint | Intermediate | 14 years experience

CSS | Intermediate | 4 years experience

HTML | Intermediate | 5 years experience

Prepress production for files sent to print vendors | Expert | 15 years experience

awards/professional accomplishments

2008 | Recipient, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' President's Award for Leadership
2008 | Design Chair, Federal Reserve System Editor & Designer Conference
2007 | Assistant Design Chair, Federal Reserve System Editor & Designer Conference
2007 | Presenter, Federal Reserve System Editor & Designer Conference. Subject: maximizing productivity and production in InDesign and Photoshop


1997 | Gold & Silver Keys, Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
1997 | Gold Key & display at The Corcoran, Washington DC, National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards